Research Article: Bis{[2-(dimethyl­amino)­phen­yl](trimethyl­sil­yl)meth­yl}cadmium

Date Published: February 01, 2012

Publisher: International Union of Crystallography

Author(s): Min Li.


In the crystal structure of the title compound, [Cd(C12H20NSi)2], the CdII cation is coordinated by two N and two C atoms within an irregular polyhedron. The four Cd—X (X = C, N) bond lengths are in the range 2.166 (4)–2.513 (4) Å.

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For structures of related Cd–alkyl and Cd–aryl complexes, see: Schmidbaur et al. (1981 ▶). For the synthesis of related compounds, see: Tong et al. (2011 ▶).